Rhythm and Blues (World Saxophone Quartet album)

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Rhythm and Blues
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Studio album by World Saxophone Quartet
Released 1989
Recorded November 1988
Genre Jazz
Length 39:55
Label Elektra/Musician
Producer Marty Khan
World Saxophone Quartet chronology
Dances and Ballads
(1987)Dances and Ballads1987
Rhythm and Blues

Rhythm and Blues is the ninth album by the jazz group the World Saxophone Quartet and their third on the Elektra label. The album features performances by Hamiet Bluiett, Julius Hemphill, Oliver Lake and David Murray and was first released in 1989.


The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow awarded the album 4½ stars, stating, "The combination works quite well on this surprising success. ".[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "For the Love of Money" (Gamble, Huff) - 4:13
  2. "Let's Get It On" (Gaye, Townsend) - 5:33
  3. "I Heard That" (Bluiett) - 4:48
  4. "Loopology" (Hemphill) - 3:09
  5. "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" (Cropper, Redding) - 4:30
  6. "Messin' With the Kid" (London) - 4:05
  7. "Try a Little Tenderness" (Campbell, Connelly, Woods) - 6:30
  8. "Nemesis" (Bluiett) - 3:01
  9. "Night Train" (Forrest, Simpkins, Washington) - 4:06



  1. ^ a b Yanow, S. Allmusic Review accessed July 19, 2011